In article <1184779392_1671@sp12lax.superfeed.net>, Kevin Handy
writes:

> VAXman- @SendSpamHere.ORG wrote:
> > More ssh attacks. They are mostly a nuisance. However, logs full of
> > OPCOM messages like this

>
> SSH attacks like this are very common. Everyone
> with internet access is probably getting them,
> but most people are running Windows and don't
> see any errors, or don't check their log files.
>
> They were consuming over half my bandwidth for
> significant amount of time on my DSL line,
> which has a Linux bix attached to it. It
> doesn't even have any kind of name attached
> to it, so they are just attacking random IP
> addresses.


Indeed. The internet is a sewer. Today I have received about 6000
email messages. Most of them were from RBLs, so nothing actually got
delivered.